The western culture glamorizes alcohol, showing it in such a manner in advertisements that it is an absolute necessity to drink it to “enjoy” certain moments of life, or to lead a “premium” or “elevated” lifestyle. Now, since these advertisements showcase high-profile celebrities drinking and enjoying alcohol, naturally it has a massive reach among the audience. Sadly, … More About intoxication.
In the digital age, entertainment is at our fingertips. With a blink of an eye, we can access a vast library of online/offline music on our smartphones, watch videos, movies , and other stuff. There are obvious benefits of entertainment consumed in our day-to-day routine, like getting rid of boredom, being a source of motivation, laughter, … More The role of entertainment.
Western philosophy dictates the purpose of human life is in a constant cycle of restructuring nature to our own needs. It thinks of the world as an imperfection, which needs to be modified to create a “better world” for us to live in. For that, we are made to follow predefined rules of the society … More The objective of our task.
In this post, I’ll write about some of the common and notable terms used in Vedic literature, along with their meaning. I’ll keep updating the list as I learn more of the terms. Adharma(अधर्म) – Intent about self. Dharma(धर्म) – Intent for self, along with a conscience to help others. Avatar(अवतार) – One who evokes … More Vedic glossary
In the modern age, where everybody is busy with their own private lives, aimlessly walking to-and-fro from office to home back and forth like a pendulum, human lives have been reduced to a monotonous junk, where people are losing a zeal and passion for living their lives. Some even say to me “Manas, what is … More The power of an artist.
Historically, if we see the role of women in the society, most of them were home-makers. Women used to do this job so efficiently since they were fully focused on it. Also, they did the job willfully, which is why families used to be a lot happier in contrast to chaotic and depressed families that … More About women equality.
Death is seen as a “bad” thing in our culture. People are supposed to mourn the loss of their loved ones, and kids are “taught” to do the same from their adolescence. In some tribes around the world, which are still present today as of this writing, Death is considered, not a gloomy and saddening phenomenon, … More Significance of the “negative”